Light Fantastic

Tiree does not qualify for dark skies status. However for the most part we enjoy dark skies. For example there are no street lights on the island. This evening (5th Nov) was the island’s bonfire night and firework display. This year it was held close to the beach at Scarinish. Once again we had a […]

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Tiree Celebrates Bonfire Night

Unlike the previous year, when the bonfire celebration had to be moved forward a day, the 5th of November was characterised by warm sunshine. By evening the calm of the morning had been replaced by a biting, strengthening, southerly wind. With the bonfire lit just after 6.30pm at Crossapol Beach, it was not long before […]

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Seals, Sunset and Sky

Remember! Remember! The fifth fourth of November.  After a warming cup of coffee in the car we set out for a memorable walk along Balephetrish Bay on the northern coast of the Island. The late autumn sunshine cast a warm glow over the vista before our eyes. Coming down on to the sand the first thing to […]

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